Partners

The Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce collaborates with a host of organizations and avocations in order to build a healthy regional economy and to serve the needs of business.

  • American Chamber of Commerce Executives: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). ACCE is a national association uniquely serving individuals involved in the management of chambers of all sizes through professional development, networking and information.

  • Angel Capital Association: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA), a trade association of leading angel investment groups in North America.

  • Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene: The Eugene Chamber is a founding partner in the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene (ABAE). ABAE is dedicated to enriching the cultural life of the Eugene community by acting as a catalyst for creating dynamic partnerships between the arts, culture and business sectors.

  • Business Oregon: The Eugene Chamber works with Business Oregon, the Economic Development program for the state of Oregon. Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians.

  • Downtown Eugene Inc.: The Eugene Chamber manages Downtown Eugene, Inc. (DEI). DEI is a not-for-profit association of downtown property and business owners whose primary interest is in the long-term economic health of the downtown core.

 

  • Emerald Valley High Performance Enterprise Consortium (EV-HPEC) is a regional learning network where like minded organizations and persons share and apply best practices in a Lean / High Performance environment.

  • Lane Community College Small Business Development Center & Customized Employee Training: The Eugene Chamber partners with the LCC Business Development Center to provide training for business owners and employees.

  • Lane Metro Partnership: For more than 25 years the Eugene Chamber has provided financial assistance to the Lane Metro Partnership supporting their efforts to assist industries and business who are seeking to locate facilities in the area.

  • Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP) is a non-profit organization that aims to help Oregon manufacturers respond to the challenges of competing in an increasingly global economy. OMEP is a programmatic and financial supporter of the Chamber’s economic outreach program for traded-sector industry throughout Lane County.

  • Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN): The Eugene Chamber partners with OEN to provide local entrepreneurs with access to resources. OEN fosters the flow of entrepreneurial ideas, services and supports the growth of Oregon emerging business.

  • Oregon Economic Development Association: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA), a statewide non-profit organization working to support economic development professionals who are on Oregon's front line in diversifying and expanding Oregon's economy.

  • Oregon State Chamber of Commerce: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC), an association of chambers of commerce dedicated to effective business advocacy for Oregon business and to the growth and professionalism of the chamber industry.

  • SCORE: The Eugene Chamber provides free office space and support to the Willamette SCORE Chapter. SCORE offers free, unlimited, private and confidential face-to-face counseling for small business owners and entrepreneurs provided by seasoned volunteers with business backgrounds.

  • Springfield Chamber of Commerce: The Eugene Chamber partners with the Springfield Chamber of Commerce to produce Leadership Eugene-Springfield, A Champion in Education (ACE) awards program and the Joint Chamber Golf Tour.

  • Western Association of Chamber Executives: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE), the premier organization for education and professional development for chamber executives and staff. WACE represents over 850 chamber professionals in 15 western states.

  • University of Oregon – Office of Technology Transfer: The Eugene Chamber works closely with the University of Oregon Office of Technology Transfer on economic development efforts. The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) partners with UO innovators, the public and industry to accelerate the adoption of innovations derived from UO research and education.

  • University Small Business Association: The Eugene Chamber manages the business affairs of the University Small Business Association (USBA). USBA exists to represent the interests of the property and business owners within the West University Services District (District) and to provide support for public safety, security, maintenance and marketing programs which improve the business climate of the District.

  • US Chamber of Commerce: The Eugene Chamber is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce. The US Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors and regions on federal issues impacting business and the economy.